Senior Internal Auditor

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    Accounting and Finance

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    over 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for a Senior Internal Auditor for a well-known public sector/ government client. Our client's services impact the lives and well-being of many of the residents of Vancouver and the province of BC.


  • Plan and implement a variety of complex and large-scale operational & risk-based internal audits throughout various business units across the organization
  • Develop audit programs and performs various types of financial, performance, operational, and comprehensive assurance engagements to assess the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management practices, and the efficiency of operations.
  • Schedule and coordinates audit tasks, monitors audit progress and resolves related issues. Ensures commitments to audit client are met and ensures audit completion in accordance with budget and agreed to timelines.
  • Investigate internal systems for deficiencies in controls and compliance with applicable laws and policies. Supports varying levels of management and/or the Board in highly sensitive investigations that may be subject to media or legal scrutiny under the Whistleblower and/or Theft, Fraud, Corruption and Non-Compliant Activities and Policies.
  • Prepare audit reports and document findings; presents and communicates audit results to varying levels of management and/or the Board. Develops and recommends appropriate courses of action to address issues and maintains an effective process to follow up on outstanding issues.
  • Support Advisory engagements by researching best practices and providing valuable information to management
  • Oversee the work of and assists in development of junior staff, providing guidance, assistance and oversight, as required.
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of processes and tools used by the internal audit department.
  • Participate in the development of annual and multi-year audit plans as well as special projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a recognized accounting/audit/risk designation (CPA, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CFE).
  • Five (5) years’ recent, related audit, financial or operational experience in a large and complex computerized environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Uses expertise and knowledge of current computer auditing techniques and system applications and databases used in the auditing functions.
  • Applies knowledge of modern assurance techniques, approaches, methods and practices to ensure effective internal audit systems and processes.
  • Applies superior persuasion and conflict management skills to achieve support for recommendations.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

  • Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.